Posts Tagged ‘startups’

Denton-Based Kubos Corp. Launches Software into Space for the First Time

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

After four years of developing the technology for Major Tom, Kubos is finally putting it to the ultimate test—launching it into space. The Kubos payload is expected to launch on a two-stage SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

Kubos Corp. is a …

Golden Seeds: Dallas Branch of Angel Group Bolsters Women Entrepreneurs

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Golden Seeds has a simple investment mission: Funding companies with women in leadership and management.

Founded in 2005, Golden Seeds is an angel investment group aimed at raising capital for women entrepreneurs and to encourage women and men to become

Health Wildcatters Ranks Among Nation’s Top Accelerators for 3rd Year

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based seed accelerator Health Wildcatters is ranked for the third year among the top accelerators in the nation by the Seed Accelerator Rankings Project, a study conducted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Richmond, and Rice University.

From the Pastures of Edwards Ranch Rises a Modern Workplace

Posted by Mark Sullivan

WeWork

Everyone in Fort Worth knows of Edwards Ranch, a vast stretch of pasture that’s been around longer than the city itself. It’s still in the hands of family members who strongly feel that any development should be thoughtful, forward thinking,

UTD LaunchPad Director
Wins Tech Titans Award

Posted by Brittany Magelssen

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorIt was a class Bryan Chambers wishes he could have taken in college.

A few years ago, Chambers, director of  Blackstone LaunchPad at The University of Texas at Dallas, designed a program that would teach the business of venture …

WeWork Announces Plan to
Launch Incubator Program
in Dallas

Posted by WeWork

WeWork is bringing a new concept to Big D! WeWork Labs, the program designed for early-stage startups will open its first location in Dallas this fall. Based in WeWork’s downtown Thanksgiving Tower location, WeWork Labs offers education and mentorship,

BionorthTX to Award Darlene Boudreaux With 2018 Dennis K. Stone Award

Posted by Alex Edwards

The bionorthTX Board of Directors has announced Darlene M. Boudreaux as this year’s recipient of the 2018 Dennis K. Stone Award.

BionorthTX attributed multiple ventures that all contributed to Boudreaux’s success. She served as the executive director for TechFW, a …

New name, new growth: RevTech Accelerator Becomes RevTech Ventures

Posted by Lance Murray

In an effort to emphasize the year-round nature of its work, RevTech Accelerator is changing its name to RevTech Ventures, a venture capital fund that will focus on early-stage investments at the confluence of technology and retail.

“The name change …

9 Reasons Dallas Businesses Love WeWork

Posted by WeWork

WeWorkWhat if every detail of your workplace catered to your comfort and productivity? What if you regularly bumped into entrepreneurs and thought leaders while filling your glass of passion fruit-infused water?

More DFW businesses are experiencing office utopia thanks to

TechFW Names Blackburn as its New Executive Director

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Fort Worth-based tech incubator TechFW announced it promoted Hayden Blackburn to executive director, effective Sept. 15. Blackburn will take over for Darlene Boudreaux, who had served as executive director since August 2006, and who will remain with the program as

Locavore Whips Up Commercial Kitchen for ‘Foodie Trailblazers’

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Food entrepreneurs have a new commercial kitchen in Fort Worth where they can try their hand at mass producing their favorite recipes in a collaborative and supportive environment.

Locavore, or local foods, opened a few months ago on Hawthorne Avenue …

Health Wildcatters Names Six Startups for Fall Cohort

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based Health Wildcatters announced Wednesday the six new companies that comprise the health-care startup accelerator’s fall 2018 cohort.

The companies come from across the country as well as Israel, and began the accelerator’s program on Monday. They are participating in …

Digital Fight Club Expanding its Bouts to Boston & Beyond

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Dallas’ own Digital Fight Club will expand to Boston this October with more cities lining up to host the verbal sparring event in 2019.

Michael Pratt, president and founder of Digital Fight Club, said he wanted to add his own

Dallas’ Roomored Now Designing Virtual Walk-throughs for Major Homebuilders

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

With the touch of his fingers, Farrukh Malik navigates from room to room inside a digital floor plan for a house.

A few swipes later, he’s changing the color and style of cabinets, the countertops, flooring, and paint. He’s swapping …

Pilotworks Has a Startup Sensibility With On-Demand Kitchen Space

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Pilotworks brings a stalwart of the startup world — coworking and incubator space — to the food preparation industry.

“Pilotworks is a new kind of business on a mission to change the landscape of the food industry, helping aspiring food …

Q+A: Modular is Taming the Wild Frontier of Distributed Networks

Posted by Aaron Cook

Nirvana. Maroon 5. Weezer. The Ramones. Some of the world’s most influential bands started out in their garage.

Garages, however, aren’t just a petri dish for experimenting musicians. They’re a breeding ground for earth-shattering tech and mind blowing business concepts, …

Q+A: On-time Package Delivery? Dallas Startup CEO Says it’s Not a Far-fetched Idea

Posted by Aaron Cook

Apartment living is the ultimate social experiment.

From thin walls that give you more insight into your neighbors lifestyle than you want, to the fight for the last parking spot, to those awkward resident pool parties. Yah, it’s safe to …

Dallas Startup Week 2018: Day 3 Roundup

Posted by Dallas Innovates

We’re getting information overload over here in a good way. So many inspiring and insightful moments so far in Dallas Startup Week and there’s still plenty of things left to come. 

In an education session at Wild Detectives yesterday afternoon, …

Business of Social: Bringing the Entrepreneurial Mindset into Nonprofits

Posted by Katie Kelton

Social impact took centerstage Tuesday morning at Dallas Startup Week as Dallas-based leaders gathered to talk about the role of social entrepreneurship in nonprofit organizations.

In the panel, So You Want to Do Some Good, speakers discussed the pros …

Dallas Startup Week 2018: Day 2 Roundup

Posted by Dallas Innovates

Dallas Startup Week is in full swing!

Last night, the startup community gathered at the historic Longhorn Ballroom for drinks, dancing, and live music by Raised Right Men during the official launch party. 

 

Before we dive into today’s events, …